Obama and Cameron confirm commitment to HANDtoHAND goal

27th May 2011

A press release from the office of the United Kingdom's Prime Minister on 25 May 2011 stated that Prime Minister David Cameron and President Obama reaffirmed their commitment to changing the lives of the 1.2 billion poor people in the world today and to rmaking progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
 
The President and Prime Minister announced collective interventions to achieve the best results for the world’s poorest people—advance economic growth, prevent conflict in fragile states, improve global health particularly for girls and women, and mitigate the effects of climate change.

Under Global Health, the President and Prime Minister state that their "...alliance with Australia and the Gates Foundation should help 100 million more women meet their need for modern family planning by 2015."

Read the full press release here

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